H.R. 718 (112th): Huntington’s Disease Parity Act of 2011

Introduced:

Feb 15, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Bob Filner
Representative for California's 51st congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2011
Length: 6 pages

See Instead:

S. 648 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Mar 17, 2011

About the bill

Full Title

To require the Commissioner of Social Security to revise the medical and evaluation criteria for determining disability in a person diagnosed with Huntington's Disease and to waive the 24-month waiting period for Medicare eligibility for individuals disabled by Huntington's Disease.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 678 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 26, 2009

S. 648 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 17, 2011

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History

Introduced
Feb 15, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
146 cosponsors (99D, 47R) (show)
Committee Assignments
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Votes

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